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British House of Commons   /brˈɪtɪʃ haʊs əv kˈɑmənz/   Listen
British House of Commons

The lower house of the British parliament.  Synonym: House of Commons.

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"British House of Commons" Quotes from Famous Books

... that this veto is combined, as in the case of the colonies, with a further power of disallowance on the part of the Crown, or in effect of the British Ministry. The result is that the British Ministry, or, to put the thing plainly, the British House of Commons, can put a check on such Irish legislation as may be opposed to the letter or to the spirit of the Constitution. The check is in one sense real, but it must, as in the case of the colonies, be but rarely employed. Its constant use, or its use on occasions ...
— England's Case Against Home Rule • Albert Venn Dicey

Words linked to "British House of Commons" :   British Parliament, Member of Parliament, house, parliamentarian, House of Commons

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